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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

[Source: BusinessTech.]

In 2018 emerging markets will average economic growth rates of around 5% – but South Africa will probably achieve only a tenth of that.

This is according to a new report by the Centre for Risk Analysis (CRA) which notes that the country is currently experiencing its longest downward phase since 1945.

“This is extraordinary, since other emerging markets are driving the global economy, and again shows that South African commentators have grown to accept what should be completely unacceptable economic performance,” said Frans Cronje, CEO of the Institute for Race Relations and editor in chief of the CRA report.

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South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.9% y/y in August 2018 (CPI) & +6.3 y/y in August 2018 (PPI)
-0.7% q/q (2nd quarter of 2018)
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